The Refuge of Awakening

February 16, 2014 - February 23, 2014
Offered by Pendle Hill
Wallingford PA


The Refuge of Awakening

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February 16-23, 2014 Sunday through Sunday (7 nights)


Mindfulness meditation is a simple technique offered by the Buddha for awakening the mind and heart. This retreat will be a time of silence with periods of sitting and walking practice, opportunities to talk about your own practice, and formal presentations. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators.

$900/shared room; $1065/private room; $640/commuter

Note: The fee for this retreat does not include any payment to the teachers. There will be an opportunity to make a donation directly to them at the end of the retreat.


mary grace orr 2013 Mary Grace Orr is senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County (CA) and the founding teacher of Insight Santa Cruz. A beloved teacher at Pendle Hill, Mary Grace has led retreats here since 1997. She currently lives in Hawai’i and teaches retreats throughout the United States.

AnneBriggs Anne Briggs is a lifelong Quaker who also leads the Insight Meditation Community of Chestertown (MD). She completed the Community Dharma Leader Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and has assisted Mary Grace for many years.



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About the accommodations

Prices for overnight programs include room, board, and tuition.

Private room

These quiet, single rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and are simply decorated with a twin bed and desk.

Shared room

For those who elect to share a room with a guest or another participant, these offer comfort at a modest price.


Commuter rates include lunch and dinner during the program.

Private rooms are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis, with consideration given to those with special needs.


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